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Boosey & Hawkeslocked

  • D.J. Blaikley,
  • William C. Smith
  •  and Peter Ward Jones

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English music publishers and instrument manufacturers. The Boosey family was of Franco-Flemish origin, and though the early family history is somewhat confused, it appears that the firm’s founder was the Thomas Boosey (i) who opened a bookshop in London in about 1792. This business continued until ...

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